Publications

BOOKS

Karsenti, T., Tchombe, T., & Toure, K. (forthcoming in 2019). Educational technologies for quality education in the 21st century: lessons from pioneering schools in Africa.

Toure, K., & Karsenti, T. (eds.). (forthcoming in 2018). Les enseignants et apprenants façonnent les technologies dans l’éducation en Afrique. Bamenda: Langaa.

Toure, K., Cissé, D. D., & Cherrier-Daffé, C. (2016). De l’Atlantique à l’océan Virtuelle : expériences du Mali. Bamenda: Langaa. https://books.google.com/books?isbn=9956764965

Toure, K. (2016). Pedagogical appropriation of information and communication technology (ICT) by West African educators (2016). Bamenda: Langaa. https://books.google.com/books?isbn=9956763780

Toure, K., Tchombé, T.M.S., & Karsenti, T. (2008). ICT and Changing Mindsets in Education / Repenser l’éducation à l’aide des TIC. Collection of 16 edited papers, in French and in English, from 19 researchers. Bamenda: Langaa; Bamako: ERNWACA / ROCARE.
www.rocare.org/ChangingMindsets and https://books.google.co.ke/books?isbn=9956558265

BOOK CHAPTERS

Toure, K. (2016). Blacksmiths of internet in African classrooms. In Pedagogical appropriation of information and communication technology (ICT) by West African educators (pp. 91-114). Bamenda: Langaa. https://books.google.com/books?isbn=9956763780

Barry, N. A., Niango, A., & Toure, K. (2013). How does communication enrich integration policies? In E. T. Ayuk & S. T. Kaboré (Eds.), Wealth through integration: Regional integration and poverty reduction strategies in West Africa (pp. 267-285). New York: Springer. http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-4415-2_14 and www.idrc.ca/en/book/wealth-through-integration-regional-integration-and-poverty-reduction-strategies-west-africa

Barry, N. A., Niango, A., & Toure, K. (2012). Communiquer pour enrichir les politiques d’intégration ? In E. T. Ayuk, & S. T. Kaboré (Eds.), S’intégrer pour s’enrichir : intégration régionale et réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique de l’ouest, pp. 277-296. New York: Springer. http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-1234-2_14 and www.idrc.ca/fr/book/sintegrer-pour-senrichir-integration-regionale-et-reduction-de-la-pauvrete

Toure, K. (2009). Appropriating and making technologies work for you in teaching and learning: depth is of essence / Qu’est-ce que s’approprier les TIC ? In Karsenti, T. (dir.), Intégration pédagogique des TIC : stratégies d’action et pistes de réflexion, pp. 94-110. University of Montreal, and Ernwaca in Bamako. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=100
www.rocare.org/guide-tic/pdf/ch07-ICT-Education-Africa-Teaching-Reflecting-Strategies.pdf

ARTICLES/PAPERS FOR PUBLICATION

Toure, K., Karsenti, T., Lepage, M., & Gervais, C. (2014). Pourquoi les professeurs ouest-africains s’approprient-ils l’internet? Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire, 11(3), 68-86. www.ritpu.org/IMG/pdf/RITPU_v11_n03_68.pdf

Camara, A., & Toure, K. (2010). African Universities Strategize and Struggle to Research and Make Research Matter (4 pages). For Research Global, a magazine of the Global Research Management Network, managed by the Association of Commonwealth Universities. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_UniversityResearch7.pdf

Camara, A., & Toure, K. (2010). Comment les universités africaines s’efforcent de créer des conditions favorables à la recherche (5 pages). Pour Research Global, un magazine du Réseau mondial pour le management de la recherche (GRMN), géré par l’Association des universités du Commonwealth. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_RechercheUniversitaire7.pdf

Toure, K. (2009) La gouvernance de la recherche universitaire: Y a-t-il un pilote dans l’avion ? Lettre du Bureau de l’Afrique de l’Ouest de l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), no. 2, pp. 9-11. www.kathryntoure.net/2009/09/09/la-gouvernance-de-la-recherche-universitaire-y-a-t-il-un-pilote-dans-l-avion

Toure, K. Developing quality partnerships for quality research. (2008). NORRAG News, no. 41, on the Politics of Partnerships, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland.
www.kathryntoure.net/?p=1

Toure, K. (2006). Understanding conflict’s impact on education in Africa, in Forced Migration Review, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Conflict_education_Africa_ToureK_2006_FM.pdf

Toure, K. (2005). Promoting skills development and education research in Africa. NORRAG News, No. 35 on Critical Perspectives on Gender, Education, and Skills in West and Central Africa at Basic and Post-Basic Levels.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/SkillsDev_Education_Africa_%20Toure,K_2005_NN35.pdf

Toure, K. (2005). Promouvoir le développement de compétences et la recherche en éducation en Afrique, La Lettre de NORRAG, No. 35, sur Perspectives Critiques sur le genre, l’éducation et les compétences en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre aux niveaux primaire et post-primaire, pp. 7-10, Université d’Edimbourg, Ecosse, Royaume-Uni, Institut Universitaire d’Etudes du Développement (IUED), Genève, Suisse et, ROCARE, Bamako, Mali, août.
www.norrag.org/pdf/f/ln11f.pdf

PAPERS FOR PRESENTATION

Toure, K. (2010). Formality and Flexibility in Planning for Research (6 pages). Paper presented at a meeting on the process to elaborate the regional research policy of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dakar, Senegal.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_09_IDRC_StrategicPlanning_forEcowasMtg_final.pdf

Toure, K. (2010). Une démarche structurée mais souple dans la planification de la recherche (7 pages). Papier présenté à une réunion de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO), sur le processus d’élaboration d’une politique régionale de recherche, Dakar, Sénégal.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_09_CRDI_PlannificatonStrategique_pourReunionCEDEAO_final.pdf

Toure, K., & Ayuk, E. (2009). Research to policy: processes and synergies. Presentation at meeting on Promoting Development through Research, Advocacy and Policy in Africa: The Role of Grantmaking, co-hosted by Trust Africa and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Dakar, Senegal, 24-26 March. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=193

Toure, K. (2008). Appropriation des technologies en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre pour un apprentissage en profondeur et la transformation du processus d’enseignement. Présentation par affiche au 76ième congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Québec, Canada, 5-9 mai. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Appropriation_ToureK_2008-ACFAS.ppt

Butaré, I., & Toure, K. (2008). Linking Research with the Other Missions of the University. Paper presented at the UNESCO Regional Conference on Higher Education in Africa, Dakar, Senegal, 12 November. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=308

Butaré, I., & Toure, K. (2008). Questionnement sur les liens de la recherche avec les autres missions de l’Université. Papier présenté à la Conférence régionale UNESCO sur l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique : promotion de la science la technologie, la recherche et l’innovation, Dakar, Sénégal, 12 novembre. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=118

Tchombe, T.M.S., Maïga, M., Toure, K., Mbangwana, M., Diarra, M.L., & Karsenti, T. (2008). Getting ready for higher education: the role of ICT in secondary schools / Être prêt pour l’Université : le rôle des TIC dans l’enseignement secondaire. Paper in preparation for the ADEA Biennale in Maputo, Mozambique, May. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=111

Toure, K. (2006). Using formative research to create a learning environment to inform education policy implementation and educational system regeneration in Africa. Presentation for Working Group on Education Sector Analysis (WGESA), Biennale of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Libreville, Gabon, 27-31 March.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Formative_research_Toure,K_2006_LibrevilleADEA.ppt

REPORTS

Toure, K., Dolo, S., Dembélé, O.O., & Ouattara, K. (eds). (2008). Travaux des jeunes chercheurs de Kalanso à Bamako au Mali. Collection de 13 rapports de recherche des élèves de l’atelier de recherche de 7ème année.
www.rocare.org/publications/KALANSO_rapports_de_recherche.pdf

Rath, A., Maharajh, R., Toure, K., & Mbangwana, M. (2008). Evaluation of the African Technology Policy Studies (ATPS) network. For IDRC.

Konaté, M.K., & Toure, K. (2004). Réponses de la recherche face à l’impact du VIH/SIDA sur les systèmes éducatifs en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre / Education Research Response to HIV/AIDS in West and Central Africa. Rapport final d’atelier / Workshop Final Report. Bamako : ROCARE / ERNWACA. www.rocare.org/Rapport-Atelier%20rocare&iipe_vih-sida&ED_2004-12-08.pdf

Obanya, P., & Toure, K. (2003). Emerging Trends in Research on the Quality of Education: A Synthesis of Educational Research Reviews from 1992-2002 in eleven countries of West and Central Africa. Bamako: ERNWACA.
www.rocare.org/ROCARE_SYNTHESIS_ADEA_Emerging.pdf

Toure, K., & Lefoka, P. (2003). Formative Research to support education policy implementation in Africa. White paper for Working Group on Education Sector Analysis (WGESA), Biennale of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) on the Quest for Quality: Learning from the African Experience; Grand Baie, Mauritius, 3-6 December.www.kathryntoure.net/2006/04/02/formative-research-for-informed-education-policy-implementation-in-africa

CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

Third international conference on education / 3e colloque international en éducation: enjeux actuels et futures de la formation et profession enseignante, Montreal, Canada, May 2016:

Lifelong learning and research in Africa, for round table on: Développent de l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique et création d’un espace africain de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, au Colloque international Science, enseignement et technologie pour le développement, Académie Nationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sénégal (ANSTS), Dakar, Senegal, October 2012. www.kathryntoure.net/2012/11/21/table-ronde-sur-l-enseignement-superieur-en-afrique

Balancing commissioned work and long-term research / Équilibre entre consultation et recherche à long terme, workshop facilitation for Think Tank Initiative Exchange on Enabling Success, Cape Town, South Africa, June 2012.

Formality and flexibility in planning for research. Paper presented at a meeting on the process to elaborate the regional research policy of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dakar, Senegal, September 2010. www.kathryntoure.net/2010/10/30/formality-and-flexibility-in-planning-for-research, French: www.kathryntoure.net/2010/10/30/une-demarche-structuree-mais-souple-dans-la-planification-de-la-recherche

Research to policy: Processes and synergies. Presentation at meeting of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on the role of grantmaking in promoting development through research, advocacy and policy in Africa, hosted by Trust Africa, Dakar, Senegal, March 2009. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=193

Linking research with the other missions of the university. Paper with Buturé, I., presented at the UNESCO Regional Conference on Higher Education in Africa, Dakar, Senegal, November 2008. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=308, French: www.kathryntoure.net/2009/05/02/questionnement-sur-les-liens-de-la-recherche-avec-les-autres-missions-de-l%e2%80%99universite

Appropriation des technologies en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre pour un apprentissage en profondeur et la transformation du processus d’enseignement. Présentation par affiche au 76ième congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Québec, Canada, mai 2008. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Appropriation_ToureK_2008-ACFAS.ppt

Toure, K. (2005). Education Perspectives on Governance and Equity. Wrap-up Reflections for IDRC Governance, Equity and Health (GEH) Partners’ Conference focusing on “Governance” at the interplay of health, equity and financing, Saly Portudal, Senegal, 25-30 April.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Governance_Equity_Health_Education_ToureK_2005.ppt

Toure, K. (2005). Suivi et évaluation de l’éducation préventive sur le VIH/SIDA dans l’éducation formelle et non formelle. Présentation pour le Séminaire sous-régional UNESCO sur l’Education préventive sur les IST et le VIH/SIDA à l’école : échanges d’expériences, définition des normes et standards des programmes d’enseignement, Bamako, Mali, 8 février.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/VIH__Education_SuiviEvaluation_ToureK_2005.ppt

Toure, K. (2004). Consolidating research quality to inform education policy and practice in Africa. Presentation for Steering Committee seminar of Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Cavanne-de-Bogis, Switzerland, 14-15 April.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Consolidating_research_quality_2004_ERNWACA.ppt

Toure, K. (2004). How can IDRC better incorporate education research in its programs? Presentation for Sub-Saharan African Regional Matrix Meeting of International Research and Development Centre (IDRC), Dakar, Senegal, 20-22 January.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Education_in_programming_Toure,K_2004.ppt

Toure, K. (2002). Education Research Networking in West and Central Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. Presentation for Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) annual conference on Social Construction of Marginality: Globalization’s Impact on the Disenfranchised Orlando, Florida, USA, 6-9 March.

Toure, K. (2002). Recherche régional en réseau : le cas du ROCARE. Présentation pour le Colloque national sur la Professionnalisation de la formation des enseignants et le développement national, ENS de l’Université de Yaoundé I et le Ministre de l’Enseignement Supérieur avec le ROCARE-Cameroun et l’UNESCO, Yaoundé, Cameroun, 28-29 mai.

Toure, K. (2000). Role of the Internet Service Provider in Telecommunications in Africa. Presentation for the International Telecommunications Union’s Summit on Internet and Telecommunications in Africa, Banjul, Gambia, 5 June.

Toure, K. (2000). The New World of Telecommunications in Cote d’Ivoire. Participation in panel discussion for “Challenges,” a television show produced by Martika Production and diffused on Ivorian television and on TV5 in Africa and Europe, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, June.

Toure, K. (1999). Electronic Commerce: The Motor for Future Economic Growth? Presentation for the launch of Africa Online in San Pedro, San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire, 22 September.

Toure, K. (1999). Role of the Web and Electronic Commerce in Sales and Marketing. Presentation for a seminar organized by SIT (Ivorian Technology Company), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 June.

Toure, K. (1998). Which Communication and Marketing Strategies Will Make a Company Competitive in a World of Increasingly Global Economies? Presentation for a Day of Reflection organized by ESIC (College for sales engineers), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 28 May.

Toure, K. (1997).How to Prepare Yourself for an Increasingly Competitive Labor Market. Presentation for seminar for Peace Corps volunteers, Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, 31 October.

Toure, K. (1997).Impact of the Internet for the Ivorian Economy and Culture. Participation in Round Table organized by Fraternité Matin, the largest daily newspaper, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 15 October.

Toure, K. (1997). Interactive Marketing. Presentation for an Oracle conference on Databases for Networked Computing, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 4 November.

Toure, K. (1996-1997).Hands-on Internet Trainer for the UNJCI (National Union for Journalists of Côte d’Ivoire), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 April 1997 and 22 November 1996.

Toure, K. (1996). History of Internet and its Development in Côte d’Ivoire. Presentation for seminar organized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 13 November.

Toure, K. (1996). How the American Community in Côte d’Ivoire May Benefit from Internet. Presentation for the American Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 October.

PEER REVIEWS

Peer review of 54 Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants (CAREG) proposals, as member of the selection committee put together by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), 2010.

International Scientific Committee member, International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education / Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire, 2009.

Peer review of over 100 abstracts in French for presentations proposed for the E-learning conference, Dakar, Senegal, 27-29 May 2009.

Peer review of 13 draft articles for the Journal of Education Research in Africa (JERA or, in French, “RARE”), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2008.

Peer review of 17 draft articles and preparation of tips on academic writing, for Writing Workshop on the pedagogical integration of information and communication technologies (ICT), with the participation of university researchers from 11 different African countries, organized by ERNWACA, the Wits School of Education at the University of the Witwatersrand, and University of Montreal in Johannesburg, South Africa, 11-12 February 2008.

Periodic reviews of education-related papers for the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 2007-2008.

ORAL HISTORIES AND WORK WITH STUDENTS

Gillgannon, M. J. (2018). Padre Miguel: A memoir of my Catholic missionary experience in Bolivia amidst postcolonial transformation of church and state. Washington, D. C.: Pacem in Terris. https://www.amazon.com/Padre-Miguel-Missionary-Postcolonial-Transformation/dp/0999608827

Toure, K., & Robinson, C. (eds.). (2017). Do you know this Missouri History? by students of Black Students United, Liberty North High School. Liberty: Garrison School Cultural Center. www.kathryntoure.net/2017/11/18/do-you-know-this-missouri-history

Toure, K., & Farmer, J. G. (2017). Reflecting on Empower Missouri and a life of service: Conversations with Mary Kay McPhee. Jefferson City: Empower Missouri. www.kathryntoure.net/2017/12/25/reflecting-on-empower-missouri-and-a-life-of-service-conversations-with-mary-kay-mcphee and www.academia.edu/36952222/Reflecting_on_Empower_Missouri_and_a_Life_of_Service_Conversations_with_Mary_Kay_McPhee

Toure, K., Dolo, S., Dembélé, O.O., & Ouattara, K. (Eds.). (2008). Travaux des jeunes chercheurs de Kalanso à Bamako au Mali. Collection de 13 rapports de recherche des élèves de l’atelier de recherche de 7ème année. www.kathryntoure.net/2009/01/03/travaux-des-jeunes-chercheurs-de-kalanso-a-bamako-au-mali and www.rocare.org/publications/KALANSO_rapports_de_recherche.pdf

ACTIVITES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Greater Kanas City Black History Study Group, chapter of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, member, 2016-present

Garrison School Cultural Center, Liberty, Missouri, USA, active member, 2016-present; winner of award from Kansas City Social Innovation Center for community mobilization and curriculum development for MacArthur Foundation promoted LRNG digital learning platform and piloting of Future Leader Badge for high schoolers, www.lrng.org/garrison-school-cultural-center/playlist/future-community-leader, through the Liberty Public Schools, see compilation of student works:

Quindaro, Kansas City oral history project, interviews and transcriptions, 2017

Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Committee, Liberty, Missouri school district, 2016-17, William Jewell College adjunct professor, 2016-2017

International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education / Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire, international scientific committee member, 2009-present

Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Groupwww.langaa-rpcig.net, editorial board member, 2006-present